Scheduled Colloquia (2010─2011)

Colloquia are usually held in Room 250, Parker Hall from 4:00 to 4:50 pm on Fridays;
refreshments in Room 244 at 3:30 pm.

March 22, 2011 Please note special day: TUESDAY and refer to e-mail for other changes as the day approaches

A. J. W. Hilton (The University of Reading, (England))
Analogues of and problems concerning Ryser's and Cruse's theorems about
        completing partial latin squares
Abstract available

Faculty Host: Pete Johnson


March 25, 2011
Please Note: Time--3:00 PM; Place--Parker 250

Speaker: John Burns (Virginia Tech)
Title: Infinite Dimensional Riccati Equations:
        Computational Issues and Applications
Abstract available here

Faculty Host: A. J. Meir


February 18, 2011

Dongbin Xiu (Purdue University)
Title: Uncertainty Analysis for Complex Systems:
        Algorithms Beyond Polynomial Chaos

Abstract unavailable

December 9, 2010

Joint Math/Physics Colloquium 

Boris Alexeev (Moscow Fine Chemical Technology Institute)
Title: Antigravitation, dark energy and dark matter explained, and other examples of applications of non-local physics framework
Abstract available here

Faculty Hosts: Frank Uhlig and Joe Perez

December 7, 2010

John Mallet-Partet (Brown University)
Title: Recent progress in delay-differential equations
Abstract available here

Faculty Host: Wenxian Shen

November 19, 2010

Peter Qian (University of Wisconsin, Madison) 
Title: Designs for complex simulations, cross-validation and stochastic optimization
Abstract available here 

Faculty Host: Peng Zeng

November 11, 2010

Tim Olson (University of Florida)
Title: The precursors of Brillouin and Summerfeld:
The dominant singular vectors in an absorbing media
Abstract available here

Faculty Hosts: Pete Johnson and Richard Zalik

October 29, 2010

Speaker: Logan Hoehn (University of Toronto/University of Alabama at Birmingham)
Title: A non-chainable plane continuum with span zero
Abstract available here

Faculty Host: Piotr Minc




Last updated: 10/10/2011